Brett Siglin is an associate in the Real Estate group, and has
experience representing developers, lenders, investors, syndicators, real
estate investment trusts and others in a variety of real estate and tax credit
transactions. He negotiates and drafts terms of operating agreements,
purchase and sale agreements, management agreements, development agreements,
financing documents, guarantees, leases and other contracts in multi-party
transactions. He also coordinates extensive due diligence reviews of title,
survey, leases, permits, zoning, corporate documents, financial statements and
other real estate transactional documents, and handles a variety of asset
management matters, disputes and negotiations with HUD regarding troubled
assets. He has also worked with clients to institute procedures for
maintaining compliance with HUD policies and regulatory requirements.
In addition, Brett represents investors in connection with the
acquisition, development and management of multifamily and commercial real
estate projects. He has handled asset management matters, pre-litigation legal
disputes and negotiations, as well as advised large financial institutions
regarding strategies to improve the management of asset portfolios.
Before joining the firm, Brett practiced law in Chicago and
Washington, DC, and was an attorney-advisor at the US Department of Housing and
Urban Development. He earned his J.D. from American University, Washington
College of Law, and his LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center. He earned
his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois.